acid-base balance

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acid-base balance

[′as·əd ′bās ′bal·əns]
(physiology)
Physiologically maintained equilibrium of acids and bases in the body.
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The presence of an unequivocal pH acidosis, however, is species-independent and demonstrates a strong disruption of acid-base homeostasis in the high temperature treatment group, perhaps by excess lactate production from anaerobic metabolism.
Narins RG, Jones ER, Stom MC, et al: Diagnostic strategies in disorders of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base homeostasis.
Hulter HN, Peterson JC: Acid-base homeostasis during chronic PTH excess in humans.

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